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Posters, Postage, and Postal Posers May 14, 2014

Posted by nrhatch in Humor.
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Last week, we went to the Ringling Museum in Sarasota for the unveiling of eight brand new Vintage Circus Poster Stamps issued by the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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The grounds, as always, looked great.

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The 100-year-old Bell Wagon (featured in Cecil B. DeMille’s The Greatest Show on Earth) entertained guests with popular favorites.

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The Lion and Gladiator Wagon made a special appearance.

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After a short pat-on-the-back ceremony, a bevy of comical clowns snapped together a giant jigsaw puzzle of postage stamps:

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This is a snap . . .

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Four down, two up, and two to go . . .

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This is a Stick Up . . .

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Ta da!  The sheet is complete . . .

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A slightly better view . . .

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What’s a poster postage ceremony without after-the-fact photo posers?

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Some posers pose with painted on smiles (or frowns) . . .

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Posters, Postage, and Postal Posers = Perfect Together!

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Aah . . . that’s better!

Are you a philatelist?
Do you find clowns funnier than your average funambulist?

Or are clowns hiding-under-the-covers S~C~A~R~Y?